Take That pay back £20m in tax to HMRC

16 June 2016

Members of the group Take That, have been reported as repaying more than £20 million to HMRC after investing in tax avoidance.

The Times has reported that Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen and their manager, Jonathan Wild, paid up after deciding not to appeal against a ruling that they had put £66 million into an artificial tax shelter called Icebreaker.

Maybe Take That said to HMRC, “I guess now it's time for me to give up…Whatever I’ve said, whatever I’ve done, I didn’t; mean it…”